Helpful Voting Links — Montana
For voting information specific to your state, click on the links below or in the blue or grey boxes. Or, browse the options below for an extensive directory of additional resources.
Primary/Caucus Info — Montana
What's on the ballot?
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot. As Montana has its state primary and presidential primary on the same date in 2016, note that you may request a nonpartisan ballot that includes nonpartisan state races only if you do not wish to participate in the partisan election.
See Where Your Elected Officials Stand — Montana
Voter ID Requirements — Montana
What forms of ID are acceptable?
- Photo ID displaying your name is accepted
- Including a driver’s license,
- Student ID
- State ID
- Tribal ID.
- Current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, voter confirmation notice, government check, or other government document with your name and address
If the voter arrives to the polling place without any of the acceptable forms of identification, he or she may still vote by requesting and filling out a “Polling Place Elector ID” form, or voting with a provisional ballot. For more information on these, click here.See ID Requirements for All States
Early & Absentee Voting — MontanaRequest an Absentee Ballot
Early Voting Dates: Oct. 11th to Nov. 7th
You can vote in person at your county clerk's office from Oct. 11th to Nov. 7th at noon before the election, using an absentee ballot. No excuse required.
To vote absentee by mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than Nov 7th at noon. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by the day before the election.excuse required.